St. Apollinaris Catholic Church • 3700 Lassen Street • Napa, CA 94558 • (707)257-2555

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Napa Valley's St. Apollinaris Catholic Church invites you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community.

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WELCOME TO SAINT APOLLINARIS CATHOLIC CHURCH!

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS - FRIDAYS OF LENT 7:00 PM + MEAGER MEALS - FRIDAYS OF LENT 6:00 PM
Join us on the Fridays of Lent for Meager Meals - home-made meatless soups and bread at 6:00 pm in the Parish Hall, followed by Stations of the Cross at 7:00 PM in the church. If you would like to help by preparing a meatless soup for one of our Meager Meals, please call Sara (707)226-7712.

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OPENING THE WORD - REFLECTIONS ON THE SUNDAY READINGS
Sunday, February 18, First Sunday of Lent "Repent and Believe."
Opening the Word is a program offering prayer and insights for the Sunday readings featuring a variety of presenters for personal faith formation. Watch the video or download the PrayerJournalat FORMED.ORG

TEAM FOR THE NEW EVANGELIZATION MEETING - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 7:00 PM
Pope Francis continues to encourage the laity to take risks in evangelizing others. “They have to go and bring the message of Jesus” to others, he said, explaining that the Good News is meant to be shared. The New Evangelization Team will meet on Tuesday, February 20, 7:00 PM in the Gymnasium Conference Room.

PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL MEETING, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 7:00 PM
All parishioners are encouraged to attend. Please join us for our next finance meeting on Thursday, February 22, 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall.

DATE NIGHT - FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23, 7:00 PM
Come and check out Date Night on Friday, February 23. We continue our discussion on the role of the Christian family in the world. Appetizers, beer, and wine at 7:00 pm. Discussion begins at 7:30 pm in the youth room. Child care is provided. Good for your marriage, good for your family, good for the Church, good for the whole world! Please RSVP to Pam at (707)738-4535 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PARISH LENTEN RETREAT - "I DESIRE MERCY" - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 24, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm at the parish hall. Carmelite priest Fr. Matthew Williams presents reflections on mercy as the way to healing and reconciliation. Click here to register online. Sign up now! Click here for the event flyer.

COA Santa Rose CAONE FAMILY IN MISSION - 2018 ANNUAL DIOCESAN MINISTRY APPEAL 
The Ministry Appeal is our way to support the many services that the Diocese provides to our parishes. When we reach our goal of $71,812.00 in paid pledges, 100% of the additional funds received will be returned to us for our own projects. Donation envelopes are also available in the vestibule. You can also donate online at http://www.srdiocese.org. Please be as generous as your means allow. Thank you for your support.

FOURTH GRADE RECONCILIATION PROGRAM - PARENT RETREAT - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 7:00 PM
A mandatory parent retreat will be held for all parents of fourth grade students on Monday, February 26, 7:00 pm in the parish ahall. It is important that all parents who have a child in the fourth grade attend, as the students will be participating in a special reconciliation program during the coming weeks.

LIVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS PREPARATIONS
St. Apollinaris Parish will once again be presenting a live enactment of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, March 30 6:00 pm. If you are interested in participating, please email Sara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (707)226-7712.

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THIRD SATURDAY FAITH AND CULTURE SPEAKER SERIES
Saturday January 20, 2018
Joseph Pearce
"The Catholic Revival"
Donations accepted.
 

josephpearce.pngA native of England, Joseph Pearce is writer in residence and visiting fellow at Thomas More College in New Hampshire. He is editor of the St. Austin Review, an international review of Catholic culture, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, and executive director of Catholic Courses.

The internationally acclaimed author of many books, which include bestsellers such as The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile, and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc, Joseph Pearce is a world-recognized biographer of modern Christian literary figures. His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin and Polish.

Pearce has hosted two 13-part television series about Shakespeare on EWTN, and has also written and presented documentaries on EWTN on the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings.

Pearce has participated and lectured at a wide variety of international and literary events at major colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Britain, Europe, Africa and South America. He is also a regular guest on national and international television and radio programs, and has served as consultant for film documentaries on J.R.R. Tolkien and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

Learn more about our school here:

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Link to St. Apollinaris School Website

 

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40 DAYS FOR LIFE — STARTS ON ASH WEDNESDAY
Why not make the intention of spending one hour a week in front of Planned Parenthood in prayer?
Join us this Wed for opening prayer at 9:00 am
Call Chris at (707)252-0191 to sign up.

Walk for Life Bus Trip - San Francisco - January

40 Days for Life - Napa (October and Lent)

Life Chain Napa - October 

Napa Valley Culture of Life (Umbrella Respect Life Organization in Napa)

Birthright - a great Napa Community Pregnancy Resource

Alpha Pregnancy Clinic

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In the words of Pope Francis, “even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect”.

Youth Ministry

"Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity."  -1 Timothy 4:12

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St. Apollinaris Mission

St. Apollinaris is a welcoming Catholic Christian Community united by faith in God, nourished by Jesus through both the Word and the Eucharist and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

We invite you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community through prayer, faith formation, evangelization, stewardship, hospitality, and social justice.

Religious Education

”Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them.” - Matthew 19:14
As a child ages their understanding of our faith will grow and mature with continued faith formation. Our Catholic faith has much to offer with yearly education a child will grow in understand and love of God. St. Apollinaris has much to offer children through our religious education program.

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Women's Guild

The purpose of the St. Apollinaris Women’s Guild is threefold: Spiritual, Social, and Service. We sponsor a Day of Reflection for members; Bible Study is ongoing; there are 2 dinner meetings, a Mass and Brunch; and we have day trips planned for our members. We do Service by helping with events at St. A’s.

An event is planned each month (Oct – May).

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Family Life

A monthly gathering of married and engaged couples with the goal of assisting them to become the "true" domestic church. This is done by providing tools and information to help them live out God's Plan for the Sacrament of Marriage and to create a vibrant and positive community of married couples. Activities include speakers, dinners, movie nights, game nights, informative video presentations on Catholic teaching about living God's Plan for marriage, family nights, and couple time.